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US residency law for green card holders

There's no hard deadline for you to return to the US. There are some consequences, however, beginning at 180 days, at which point you are to be processed at the border as an "applicant for ...
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Can an expat with the origin from outside of the EU but with a permanent residence in Spain travel and work freely across the Schengen zone?

Different answers to different parts of the question. The various parts are best asked on Travel SE (for travel) or Expatriates SE (for work), stating the specific countries and nationalities. With a ...
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Is it legal to own or operate a non-CA vehicle brought into CA?

If you move to California, you have to register your vehicle in California. You can't continue to operate under the registration of the state you moved from. See California DMV brochure HTVR 33. Even ...
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What residents are required to do while living in the USA

The list is enormous. For example, if subpoenaed to appear in a legal case, you must appear pursuant to the order. If ordered to pay child support, you must pay child support. If you are an executive ...
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Is recent diplomatic service abroad an impediment to becoming president of the United States?

I'm not aware of any court ruling about the meaning of the "14 years" clause, but the plain reading of it would be that someone merely needs to accumulate 14 years of residency in the United ...
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How can I confirm that an attorney is legit?

The short answer is that there are many different ways that different countries regulate lawyers, and thus, many different ways to go about confirming the legitimacy of a lawyer. There is also ...
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Divorce settlement that prohibits residency in a state

A divorce settlement must be approved by the court. A Judge might well refuse to approve a settlement with such a provision in it, although I do not know of any law specifically barring such a term. ...
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Is there any legal avenue for declaration of residence in Denmark with the right to not have a home?

You mentioned germany. Germany discriminates between German citizens, EU citizens, foreign permanent residents, and not-yet-resident foreigners. Your assertion is wrong, the lack of a residence can ...
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Is there any legal avenue for declaration of residence in Denmark with the right to not have a home?

No It is not a fundamental human right to be able to become a resident of Denmark. Every country has the right to decide who is and who is not a resident and what criteria need to be satisfied. Having ...
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Can I live in Ohio for a year while still remaining an Indiana resident?

"Residency" is not a single thing, for example "in-state tuition" is one way in which residency matters, fishing licenses are another, then there is voting, taxes, driver's ...
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What date is considered “start of residency” for Maryland MVA?

There is a requirement that you register your vehicle in Maryland within 60 days of having moved to Maryland. There is no statutory definition of "moving", so the courts apply an "...
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How do we maintain a driver's license

Once you are a Virginia resident, you remain a Virginia resident until you establish a residence in another state. Both your driver's license and your license plate should therefore be renewed in ...
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Leave Germany for few months after having registered

If I read your question correctly, then your plan is to end the lease and move out of your appartment. In this situation, you would obviously have to de-register. What makes you think that you can ...
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How can tax residency be proven within the EU?

As far as I recall, each European country has its own definition of tax residency. For instance, in Germany, you are considered subject to full income taxation if you: • have at least one home in ...
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How do I "prove" I am not a Massachusetts resident for state tax purposes?

§1(f) of Chapter 62 (income tax) defines "resident" or "inhabitant" for that chapter as (1) any natural person domiciled in the commonwealth, or (2) any natural person who is not domiciled in the ...
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Is it legal to live on commercial property?

The way you describe it makes it sound like sort of neighborhood in transition-meaning the businesses have either closed or left and there's still a few stragglers. I would talk to a realtor in that ...
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Changing California residency status for school

Various acts will establish residency: using a California address as your "permanent address", registering to vote in California, getting a California driver's license (or at least "renouncing" your ...
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Would be the green card expires after the divorce?

Once a green card is granted it does not expire by operation of law upon a divorce. If immigration officials suspect that the marriage was fraudulent in the first place, they can seek to revoke the ...
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When does the state of Ohio consider someone a resident of Ohio?

There are 4 main criteria for "becoming a resident": taking a job, signing a lease, buying a home, or enrolling children in school. For tax purposes and applied to individuals, under ORC ...
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What is the precise legal requirement for registering at an address?

In germany, registering a primary place of residence is important for voting rights, taxation, the issuing of identity documents, and other functions besides receiving mail. For these purposes, ...
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What is required to maintain PR status in Germany?

Is it possible for me to maintain my PR until that time? No. Not really. In general, a Section 9 Permanent Residence Permit expires 6 months after you have left the country, § 51 Ⅰ ₇ AufHG. However, ...
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What is required to maintain PR status in Germany?

An unbefristete Aufenthaltserlaubnis generally lapses after 6 months absence. The Blue Card EU generally lapses after 12 months absence. But there are exceptions. This may be extended if the absence ...
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If I rent an apartment and work in one state, can I keep my "permanent" residency in another?

Under Georgia law, person is a "resident" and must get a Georgia license if he has a permanent home or abode in Georgia to which, whenever such person is absent, he or she has the intention ...
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How to count study-years toward Polish law for Permanent Residency

You count study period as 50%, so 2 years. "połowę okresu pobytu na terytorium Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej – w przypadku cudzoziemca przebywającego na terytorium Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej: a) na ...
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What residents are required to do while living in the USA

As user6726 pointed out, you need a more rigorous definition of "essentially every resident" in order to generate a meaningful list. You do say "required actions" so it seems ...
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What residents are required to do while living in the USA

Several of your points are misleading if not actually incorrect: If I'm a paid employee, I must contribute a portion of each paycheck to Medicare, Social Security, and federal tax withholding. Your ...
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Can a business run a contest that excludes residents of certain states?

There are numerous laws pertaining to protected classes, whereby it is prohibited to discriminate on the basis of that class for certain purposes. For example, it is generally illegal to consider race ...
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residency in california

This web page from Berkley Advocate gives the requirements for receiving in-state tuition, and the process for appeals. The requirements are confirmed by this official page. The Advocate page says: ...
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Driver's license renewal issue in Virginia

This is an interesting question. If a person who is in fact a long-term resident of a residence hotel is not allowed to legally obtain a VA driver's license, that might well be a violation of the ...
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